FCRA Dos and Don’ts

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is a frequent subject of litigation, with the format of the Disclosure and Authorization documents constantly being challenged. To...

Check your Background Check Process

A recent lawsuit regarding how and when employers inquire about an individual’s criminal history during the application process helps to start a conversation about how...

Drug and Alcohol Testing

MSEC has partnered with Alere eScreen to provide drug-and-alcohol testing services to MSEC members, integrated with our current secure online system for Pre-Employment Screening (PES)....

Background Checks: Database v. Primary Court Information

Many employers that run background checks assume the information they receive is valid. Unfortunately, they sometimes receive inaccurate reports of criminal activity on an applicant that leads them...